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we 29 jl 15

11:25am: Waiting for the free Windows 10 upgrade on a Vista laptop, of course everything has decided to update itself to confuse the issue ...

tu 28 jl 15

 JOB  A bit confused about where but we think a farm near Eye wants a part-time housekeeper.

mo 27 jl 15

Norfolk Brawds open co-ed scrimmageDespite a good handful of skaters bailing out of yesterday's Norfolk Brawds/East Anglo Smacksons open roller derby scrimmage in the end there were more than enough and what must have been most satisfying for everyone involved the Ipswich Cardinals had their first win of the season.

sa 25 jl 15

Borchester Market courtesy of Model Rail MagazineA boy's day out next weekend, especially if the weather's like today's, is the Southwold Model Railway Exhibition.  Attractions include a layout of a port somewhere on the south coast preparing for D-Day and live-steam train and traction engine rides.

SRN NearthecoastSRN Nearthecoast is in, fiddling with her tick list, pen and prescribing guidelines but still listening ... apparently ... at ntc@nearthecoast.com or text 07970 865730

fr 24 jl 15

get the digest FREEThe BT hole digest has emailed out to the 5,000+ ntcers on the list ... click Jaques Tati to go on the list.

That BT hole in the groundThat British Telecom hole in the ground by Fairfield Road Framlingham is still there and we reckon it's been there at least three years ... mind you the actual hole is slowly evaporating.

Open co-ed roller derby scrimmage this Sunday near glamorous Norwich ... we'll be there snapping.

th 23 jl 15

PC TipsFile search by datee ~ pic courtesy of MicroscoftWhen we're searching for a mislaid file we often find that the file date is a quick way to find it.  Clicking in the Search Libraries text window will prompt a dropdown, click on Date modified: and a calendar for the current month will appear.  What it's taken us time to find is click on the month at the top of the calendar and the months of the year appear; click on the year at the calendar top and more years appear.

What was/will be the Framlingham bakery on the corner of New Road seems to be getting outside decking and at the Framlingham Station their 10th annual beer festival starts tonight.

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su19 jl 15

Yesterday on the Market Hill unicyclist clearly contravening the council's no fun policy ... Framlingham eh?

sa18 jl 15

On the A12 side of the Woodbridge Wyevale car park is a new to us Mountain Warehouse.  They sell clothes and kit for outdoor pursuits, couldn't see any ice axes, lots of low cost own brand stuff ... you get what you pay for.

nearthecoast on TwitterThere's a Twitter feed on the right side side bar.  Can't see it?  Click on the birdy or refresh the page with ctrl+f5 until you can.

Bad News:  Someone's nicked our wheelie bin.  (In Framlingham?!)

Good News:  If we get a crime number Suffolk Coastal replace it for free.

fr 17 jl 15

PCSO Marie Smith installing a purse chainThe mobile police station was in the Woodbridge Wyevale car park today handing out purse chains and a placcy car thing that advises Remove your valuables and gives you somewhere to display your parking receipt.  PCSOs Graeme Hawkes and Marie Smith had a steady flow of customers and it's nice to see the police out and about.

St Elizabeth Hospice is holding a truck pull tomorrow afternoon in Felixstowe.

th 16 jl 15

Finale of Stranded in the Aldeburgh Jubilee HallIt was a good sized and appreciative house in the Jubilee Hall Aldeburgh last night for Common Ground's one act comedy Stranded.  Some effective adlibbing by Julian Harries when inadvertently a vase fell breaking some china That was five pounds in the Red Cross shop and we enjoyed the analysis that Sweep was the maverick one of Sooty and Sweep.

All things will pass ...Throwback Thursday:  Six years ago today Singout 2010 was looking for young composers with a view to a concert in the Snape Maltings.

we 15 jl 15St Swithin's Day

Ed Sheeran in Earl Soham and 2006The tenth (is it really ten?) annual Framlingham Station beer festival starts tomorrow week with pizza and over the weekend hog roast and live music.  Artist Maggi Hambling and actors Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones dined Monday night and last night Ed Sheeran with chum Nicole Scherzinger not to mention James Blunt at a Station catered event in Great Glemham ... phew!

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